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NORD works closely with partners across the rare disease community.  Membership provides an opportunity to join NORD in meaningful action to improve the lives of all people affected by rare diseases.

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Patient Organizations

NORD’s 230 organizational members provide a united force for advocacy, research and medical advancements, policy successes, public awareness and support for the 30 million Americans living with rare diseases. They represent a broad range of disease-specific communities and provide leadership to advance our shared goals.  Learn more about the value of membership and how your organization can join.

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Any company engaged in developing orphan products or providing services to the pharmaceutical industry would benefit from membership in the NORD Corporate Council. The Council provides a unique opportunity for start-up and established companies to engage with top experts in the rare disease community in addressing topics of mutual interest. Learn more about the Corporate Council.

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